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As another contentious election season heats up, there’s a battle brewing over the legitimate use of 501(c)(4) organizations. While created to provide tax-exempt status for social welfare organizations, the 501(c)(4) is now being used by campaigns to shield the identities of donors.  more...

- - Debate & Controversy

Even though the original Equal Pay Act was signed into law in 1963, female employees in corporate America still don’t make the same wages as their male counterparts. What follows is an introductory view into this hot-button issue. more...

- - Employment Law

Some people really love their pets. And some people take their fondness for their pets to another level by leaving them fortunes—sometimes outrageous ones. See the lengths some pet lovers have gone to for their beloved pets. more...

- - Debate & Controversy

Not since the 1960s have the youth of America experienced such unstable employment prospects. Yet there’s evidence that young people today are much more optimistic about entrepreneurship than you would think—but how can we help keep up this spirit? more...

- - Government & Politics

We’re all familiar with brand name and generic drugs. Almost always, the only differences are the name and cost. However, there’s a lot more to it than just labels and price tags—and what actually goes on behind the scenes may alarm you. more...

- - Debate & Controversy

The gray areas of law are rarely as black and white as with the Alford Plea—innocent but guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. While it may serve to bend the rules of the law, this plea can sometimes be the only recourse the accused have at maintaining their innocence. more...

- - More Crimes & Trials

One little email sent from a Gmail user not only received a reply, but resulted in a lawsuit against Google. Outrageous as it might sound, it can happen to anyone who has ever sent an accusatory email. more...

- - Freedom of Speech

In the early 90's song "Pass the Mic," the Beastie Boys used a six second segment from jazz flutist James Newton's composition "Choir" prompting him to sue on the grounds of copyright infringement despite a licensing fee. You can protect yourself by compensating the artist through a license. But, how much of someone else's work can you use without a license? more...

- - Copyrights

Since the advent of the smart phone, more and more people have come to rely on the many services it can provide. But with the recent revelation that unencrypted data can expose to almost anyone where you are and where you’ve been, at what point do privacy concerns trump convenience? more...

- - Technology

If you haven’t already tried it, Google Street View is a great way to see a street-level panoramic view of a neighborhood—just about anywhere in the world. Just about anywhere, because Google has been hitting some snags along the way, mostly about privacy. more...

- - Privacy